Accreditation and Awards

  • 2017 NeighborWorks America Achievement of Exemplary Status
  • 2016 Guide Star Platinum Seal of Transparency
  • 2015 Casas de las Flores, Project of the Year, Santa Barbara/Ventura Chapter of American Society of Civil Engineers and Runner Up Santa Barbara Chapter of the American Public Works Association competition
  • 2013 Community Collaborator of the Year Award, Santa Barbara Region Chamber of Commerce
  • 2013 Merit Award, Carpinteria Chamber of Commerce
  • 2012 Best Written Grants, Change A Life Foundation, Los Angeles
  • 2011 American Planning Association, Central Coast, Outstanding Planning and Outstanding Neighborhood Planning Awards, Casas Las Granadas, Santa Barbara
  • 2010 NeighborWorks America Chartered Member Accreditation
  • 2010 Santa Barbara Beautiful Award, Multiple Dwelling, Casas Las Granadas, Santa Barbara
  • August 2009  Gold Nugget Award: Casas las Granadas (Grand for affordable project under 30 du/acre), Builder Magazine, Read Article
  • 2009 Residential Architect Design Award (RADA), Casas las Granadas, Santa Barbara
  • June 2008 Obispo Beautiful Association Award for Villas at Higuera, San Luis Obispo
  • 2008 Nonprofit Support Center, Leadership in Action Award, Community Partnership
  • 2007 Scoutreach Award from the Boy Scouts of America Los Padres Council
  • 2007 Goleta Valley Beautiful Award for Ellwood Beach Apartments
  • 2006 Terner Prize Finalist, a national award for innovative affordable housing, River View in Guadalupe
  • 2006 California Housing Consortium, Non-Profit Sector - Housing Development
  • 2005 Project of the Year Award, River View Planned Neighborhood, Southern California Association of Non-Profit Housing
  • 2005 Legacy Award, Best Multi-Family Housing, River View Townhomes, Home Builders Association of the Central Coast
  • 2005 SCANPH Project of the Year Award. River View, Guadalupe
  • 2005 Honorary Service Award for the benefit of children presented by the Santa Barbara Area Council of the PTAs
  • 2004 Builder of the Year, Home Builders Association of the Central Coast
  • 2003 Builder of the Year, Home Builders Association of the Central Coast
  • 2003, 1996 and1993 Maxwell Award of Excellence, Fannie Mae Foundation
  • 2002 California Association of Non-profits' Mission Impact Award
  • 2001 National Planning Award, The Paul Davidoff Social Advocacy Award, Milagro de Ladera, American Planning Association
  • 2000 Legacy Award, Best For-Rent Multi-Family Housing, Mariposa Townhomes, Home Builders Association of the Central Coast
  • 1999 Legacy Award, Best Multi-Family Housing, Milagro de Ladera, Home Builders Association of the Central Coast
  • 1998 John J. Gunther Award, HUD Blue Ribbon Practices in Housing & Community Development
  • 1998 Silver Secretaries Award for Excellence, HUD's Best In American Living Award
  • 1998-2001 Sustained Excellence Award, Fannie Mae Foundation (one of ten selected from a national competition for a 3-year partnership demonstration program)
  • 1992 National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials' Award of Excellence
  • 1991 Great Western Bank's Leslie Shaw, Sr. Memorial Award for outstanding achievement
  • League of California Cities' Helen Putnam Award to the City of Santa Maria for PSHH's Oak Valley Self-Help Subdivision for "innovation and achievement in affordable housing development"